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Landforms Vocabulary

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glacier
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's surface.
erosion
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another
depostion
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
sediment
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or living things
particle
A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck
delta
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ocean
A large body of salt water
cave
a large underground chamber, typically of natural origin, in a hillside or cliff.
mudslide
a mass of mud and other earthy material that is falling or has fallen down a hillside or other slope.
pond
a small body of water